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Natty Greene’s Hessian Hefe-Weizen
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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Medium-bodied, unfiltered wheat beer with a clove & banana aroma and a refreshing, tart finish. We dubbed this German-styled wheat beer Hessian as this was the name of German volunteer soldiers in the Revolutionary War. The period flags are of the Hessian towns where the soldiers originated.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (10452) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 5, 2011
A hazed amber hefeweizen wit a thin white head, served with an orange wedge. In aroma, sweet banan, cloves, with light sulfury notes. In mouth, a lightly oily sweet banan malt with nice cloven notes, nice and restrained, refreshing. On tap at Greensboro location, August 14 2011.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
haukur (1344) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - JUN 3, 2011
not a good hefe impression, but a nice american hefe. A bit watery and lacking in palate.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thagr81_us (175) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - JUN 2, 2010
Served from tap into a standard pint. Poured a hazy pale yellow with a one-finger white head that subsides to minimal. Maintained decent lacing throughout. The aroma was comprised of wheat and citrus. The flavor was kind of bland with a spicy wheat follow-through. It was light on the palate with medium carbonation. Overall this was a very subtle and smooth Hefe. It was light on flavor but made it quite drinkable and very refreshing for a hot day. Worth a shot if you are a Hefe fan and get the chance.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chandler0201 (645) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 26, 2010
Off yellow pour with decent sized white head. Aroma of coriander and banana runts. More spices and banana in the flavor. Carbonation was slightly heavy at finish but drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUN 14, 2009
Tap at the brewpub on 2/2/08: Pours a cloudy deep golden with a clingy-lacing frothy white head. Aroma of sweet doughy German yeast and caramely malt with a touch of banana esters. Starts fairly full-bodied and malted wheaty sweet with a good balance of bready yeast and clove spice. A nicely done hefeweizen.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5213) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - FEB 13, 2009
Hazed yellow/brown pour with creamy white head and lace. Corriander and bannanas on the nose. Clove, bannana, and a slight semi sweet maltiness. Just a bit fizzy. Very solid refreshing beer. I really liked this beer. I can’t say enough about how clean and good it was.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexanderj (3333) - Branson, Missouri, USA - APR 19, 2008
Draft at brewpub. Pours a fairly dark, cloudy gold/orange. White head. Aroma of fruit, banana and spice. Flavor was good, with a nice balance between banana/wheat and citrus/fruit. Some light sweetness. Thought it was pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ross (2100) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - MAR 3, 2008
Draft at Natty Greenes. Came to me with a fucking orange wedge on it. Did I order a God Damn Pina Colada? No. So get that fruit shit out of my beer. Pours out a dark yellow to light orange color with a nice white head on it. Smell was fruity and full of orange peel, coriander, and perhaps a little bit of lemon. Taste was very smooth and easy to drink. I could drink quite a bit of these on a hot summer day. Too bad they do not bottle this one. Extremely underrated on this site. Just leave off that fucking orange.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NachlamSie (2809) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 17, 2008
draught. Pours cloudy orange with a tall white head. The aroma is aggressive with not so subtle bananas and cloves. The flavor is again not delicate, but it certainly isn’t overly sweet or spiced. The banana character is quite juicy, some light citrus is present, and grainy, wheaty notes add a dimension to the finish. Quite drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
elmatador00 (519) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - SEP 28, 2007
Draft at NG. Pours a golden copper color with a white head. Has hints of your typical wheat and spice. Good job on this one. Had a kind of a Belgium influence to it. Very smooth, and crisp refreshing fruits. Finished the same.


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